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TEN years after six men were arrested and charged with the murder of Cepep worker Rus­sell An­toine, they accepted that their case had to be restarted before acting Chief Magistrate Maria Busby Earle-Caddle yesterday morning. Chicki Portillo, Anton Cambridge, Levi Joseph, Akini James, Israel Lara...
POLITICAL leader of the Progressive Empowerment Party (PEP) Phillip Edward Alexander said leaders and politicians know the education system is filled with corruption and racket. Educational Facilities Company Limited is corrupt, evident in what’s happening with the scenario of school books. “The...
COAST GUARD officer Cyrus Seegobin appeared before a San Fernando magistrate yesterday. He was arrested on Sunday and taken before Magistrate Alicia Chankar to answer a charge that on Sunday, at Palmiste Park, near San Fernando, he cuffed a woman who had her one-year-old daughter with her. He is...
THE Public Service Commission (PSC), despite two court rulings, is insisting that a prison officer who they claim took too much maternity leave, has in effect fired herself. Justice Frank Seepersad recounted in a hearing last week how the PSC stood its ground despite court ruling upon court ruling...
THE 2019 Secondary Schools Girls Rugby League kicked off its 7th edition last Wednesday at the Queen’s Park Savannah in Port of Spain, with three exciting matches on opening day. The feature match saw defending champions Bishop’s Centenary College 1 narrowly beat debutants San Juan...
JAMAL “SHABBA” MOSES’ daughter celebrated her eighth birthday yesterday, one day after he was shot dead in Carenage. Relatives who did not want to break the news of her father’s murder to her on her birthday, took her to school where she shared cake and ice cream with her friends. But the child...
WADE Mark, Opposition Senator, accused the Government of illegally overcharging drivers for gasoline bought at the pump above a figure suggested by current world oil-prices, but Minister of Public Utilities Robert Le Hunte retorted that “super” gasoline in TT is the third cheapest in the...
MACHEL MONTANO has teamed up with R&B singer Ashanti to sing The Road. The song was written by Jovon James and produced by Travis “Travis World” Hosein. It was released yesterday on Montano’s Instagram page. Ashanti is an award-winning singer winning eight Billboard music awards, two American...
THE district of Princes Town is renowned for many “firsts,” including the first Presbyterian Church and Islamic mosque in the country as both were constructed at Iere Village in the 1800s. Now, the region is aiming to have the first open-air museum to showcase historical landmarks such as the old...
SOME 758 alleged killers are awaiting trial for murder, acting Minister of National Security Edmund Dillon told the Senate yesterday. Replying to a listed question by Opposition Senator Gerald Ramdeen, Dillon said, “A total of 758 persons have been accused of murder and are currently committed to...

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